Workforce Development News – July 2, 2018

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Highly Digital Jobs are Less Likely to be Automated

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Leaders Focus Too Much on Changing Policies, and Not Enough on Changing Minds

“To achieve the outcomes you want, start by thinking about people and culture.”
https://hbr.org/2018/06/leaders-focus-too-much-on-changing-policies-and-not-enough-on-changing-minds

Debunking the Major Myth of Engagement

“To understand engagement, we must first understand human development.”
http://www.clomedia.com/2018/06/27/debunking-the-major-myth-of-engagement/

The Myth of the Intrapreneur

“Companies need an innovation process, not just innovative people.”
https://hbr.org/2018/06/the-myth-of-the-intrapreneur

Highly Digital Jobs are Less Likely to be Automated

“In the long run, ‘soft’ skills that stress what computers can’t do may matter more than anything they can.”
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2018/06/27/highly-digital-jobs-are-less-likely-to-be-automated/

Interview Question: What’s Your Greatest Strength?

“75 possible strengths plus sample answers.”
https://www.job-hunt.org/job_interviews/answering-strength-question.shtml

Everything You Need to Know About Writing the Perfect Resume

“Choose the Right Type of Resume. Know What You Need to Include. Don’t Forget Design & Formatting. Check for These Last-Minute Items.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/writing-the-perfect-resume/

Ultimate Guide to Resumes

“Glassdoor’s new comprehensive guide on how to write, format and design the perfect resume.”
https://howto.glassdoor.com/resume-guide

How to Choose the Right People to Be Your References

“Learn the steps to ensure you have an outstanding reference list.”
https://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2018-06-26/how-to-choose-the-right-people-to-be-your-references

5 Email Templates to Use When Asking for a Reference

“Asking for references can be intimidating. The quality of your references can make or break certain hiring processes, so it’s of the utmost importance to find the right people.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/email-templates-asking-for-a-reference/

Politicians don’t trust anyone who does a good thing just because it’s right. It makes them nervous.” – Rick Dicker (Incredibles 2)

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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